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File #: 19-0136R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - Street Sweeping
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 2/11/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 7/6/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Informational Hearing - Street Sweeping For the purpose of inviting the Director of the Department of Public Works, the Bureau Chief of Solid Waste Management, and the Director of the Department of Transportation to attend an informational hearing regarding street sweeping and to describe the progress of the program, including the program’s expansion, any time changes, and how this information is disseminated to the community.
Sponsors: President Young, Bill Henry, Ryan Dorsey, Brandon M. Scott, Eric T. Costello, Zeke Cohen, John T. Bullock, Shannon Sneed, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, Sharon Green Middleton, Robert Stokes, Sr., Leon F. Pinkett, III
Indexes: Informational Hearing, Street, Sweeping
Attachments: 1. 19-0136R~1st Reader, 2. Finance 19-0136R, 3. Sustainability 19-0136R, 4. DPW 19-0136R, 5. 19-0136R Memo FINAL
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Pinkett


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - Street Sweeping
For the purpose of inviting the Director of the Department of Public Works, the Bureau Chief of Solid Waste Management, and the Director of the Department of Transportation to attend an informational hearing regarding street sweeping and to describe the progress of the program, including the program’s expansion, any time changes, and how this information is disseminated to the community.
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Baltimore has invested over $710 million to improve water quality and reduce collection system discharges from the date of the 2002 Consent Decree to the adoption of the Modified Consent Decree on October 6, 2017. In an effort to comply with the 2002 Consent Decree, in 2014 the Department of Public Works (“DPW”) expanded the street sweeping program citywide. During the informational hearing the Director of DPW, as well as the Bureau Chief of Solid Waste Management and the Director of the Department of Transportation, should explain how they measure the progress and success of the program, as well as how they will ensure that the public is aware of the purpose and goals of it and how the City benefits from this initiative. The Directors and the Bureau Chief should specifically discuss street sweeping expansions into neighborhoods and street sweeping time changes so that communities understand the ...

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